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(形容词) 
Definition
not very serious or significant
She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
同义词
small
No detail was too small to escape her attention.
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lesser
He was feared by other, lesser, men.
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subordinate
Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
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smaller
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light
She confessed her astonishment at her light sentence.
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slight
It's only made a slight difference.
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secondary
Refugee problems remained of secondary importance.
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petty
Rows would start over petty things.
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inferior
the inferior status of women in many societies
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trivial
I don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
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trifling
The guests had each paid £250, no trifling sum.
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insignificant
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
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negligible
Managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible effect.
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unimportant
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
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paltry
She had no interest in such paltry concerns.
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inconsequential
a reminder of how inconsequential their lives were
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inconsiderable
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.
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nickel-and-dime (US, slang)
反义词
(形容词) 
Definition
lesser or secondary in size, frequency, or importance than others of the same kind
a minor poet and wannabe actor
同义词
unknown
He was an unknown writer.
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obscure
The hymn was written by an obscure Greek composer.
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little-known
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lightweight
Some of the discussion in the book is lightweight and unconvincing.
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small-time (informal)
a small-time actress and model
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minor-league (US)
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two-bit (US, informal)
(名词) 
Definition
a person below the age of legal majority
The approach has virtually ended cigarette sales to minors.
同义词
child
This film is not suitable for children.
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youth
gangs of youths who broke windows and looted shops
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teenager
As a teenager he attended the local high school.
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infant
young mums with infants in prams
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adolescent
Adolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends.
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kid (informal)
All the kids in my class could read.
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teen (informal)
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munchkin (informal, mainly US)
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littlie (Australian, informal)
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tacker (Australian, slang)

其他同义词

in the sense of adolescent
Definition
an adolescent person
Adolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends.
同义词
boy,
kid (informal),
lad,
young man,
young woman,
young person,
young adult
in the sense of inconsequential
Definition
unimportant or insignificant
a reminder of how inconsequential their lives were
同义词
measly (informal),
nickel-and-dime (US, slang),
of no significance
in the sense of inconsiderable
Definition
not worth considering
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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